Anthropology is the study of people: past and present.  Crossing the boundaries between the humanities and the sciences, anthropology considers what it is to be human.  Some anthropologists examine the evolution of our biological family or the ways in which humans communicate.  Others explore the behaviors of peoples, societies, and cultures worldwide or across millennia.  However, all anthropologists concern themselves with the variety and unity of humanity.  Anthropologists create a global picture of the human experience and use that picture to solve contemporary problems.  In order to cr